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- oh, that's a college education! oh, and it's gone! he didn't even blink! look at the guy. wow, he's cooler than me. but it's somewhere where legitimacy meets the darker side and the sinful side. you know, it's a place where you can literally -- well, i can't let my hair down, but other people can. well, think about it. the slogan for the city is "what happens in vegas stays in vegas." tavis: stays in vegas, yeah. >> so there's an allure to that. tavis: speaking of cloistering children, you have a daughter who you just threw a hissy fit about because there was a chance that she might go away to school as opposed to going to be a trojan at usc and daddy just lost his mind. >> well, yeah. we're close. my family's tight and autumn, my oldest, just became a freshman at usc. when she got into nyu, we were like, "it's a great school, honey. are you gonna go? "you know, as it is, she's moved out of my house, so it's a quieter house. autumn's a big presence and it led to my wife turning to me and saying, "look, i got to do something creative. if my girl's gonna be out of the house, i got t
-profit school i.t.t. educational services. the school agreed to pay $46 million to s.l.m., known as sallie mae. sallie mae had sued, arguing i.t.t. owed it money for student loans going bad. i.t.t. educational lost almost a fifth of its market value, with shares dropping 19.3%. this is more than a 10 year low. s.l.m. slipped 0.6%. four of the five most actively traded exchange traded products were lower. the lone winner was the nasdaq 100 tracking fund, up a fraction. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> tom: tonight's word on the street: electronics. beginning tomorrow in las vegas, the newest computers, smart- phones, televisions, just about any high tech gadget you can think of will be on display at the consumer electronics show. intel is among the companies hoping to make a splash. intel is-- intel is paging a big splash this year, james roger is with thestreet.com. he joins us from the nsye. they wrapped up what it will preview the show in las vegas what did you learn. >> there were big announcements there. first i will talk about one thing we didn'tee. we didn't see a big set-top box
in that i try to educate myself about what's going on. i try and educate myself about the issues. i try to read the paper. i certainly have passionate views about quite a few things. tavis: how did you come to be so passionate about the environment specifically? >> because i have children, because the knowledge that we are devastating our national resources and that we continue to be addicted to the very thing that is killing us, fossil fuel, chemicals, power plants that are spewing fossil fuel, that we are addicted to them. they're killing us and we are not involved enough and there's not enough money behind alternative energy and there should have been. we could have done it, we haven't done it, we have to do it. global warming is happening. climate change is here. i don't want to be the person that doesn't talk about it. i don't want to be the person that denies it. there's too much science. there was a moment in the early 90s and that was when i had my first kid. i mean, this is really selfish, you know. i had my first kid and i thought, oh, my gosh. i started learning about what wa
in mexico. they've already moved forward on education reform. penn yetta, the new president is a big proponent of energy reform. mexico has a lot of potential it is not tapping at present. >> tom: we mentioned the price performance that the exchange rate had, outperformed the united states, and you think it can still continue to build on those gains. >> i think the u.s. needs to be there for mexico to outperform. as long as the u.s. economy keeps growing, mexico should keep growing. >> tom: so it is really the united states helping to pull mexico up? >> and mexican labor costs, when you adjust for productivity have been held flat over the next decade. china has seen its labor costs escalate, and the two have pretty close to met. so mexico is much more competitive on a cost basis, and it is here. >> tom: just across the border. finally, that brings us to the united states. how does the u.s. look compared to the rest of the world? >> i think we are still looking okay if we can get past this budget. >> tom: you're less excited about america than you are about non-japan asia. >> i'm real
on resolutions. and this week, lou's been thinking about priorities. here's author and educator lou heckler. >> 36 years ago, alex haley published his amazing family saga "roots," tracing his ancestry back to people to slave ships from africa. it later became a landmark mini- series on television and caused thousands, maybe millions, of people to start their own roots search. one of our friends eventually arranged a massive family reunion where he presented each family with a 70-page booklet he had compiled about their history. i was working in commercial television at the time haley did his book tour and he came to our station for an interview. to what do you attribute your exceptional success? the interviewer asked. haley thought for a moment and then said this, "decide what you want. decide what you're willing to give up to get it." do you have sentences in your head that never go away? i do, and none has been more meaningful to me than this one. i've been fortunate. i have had wonderful success in many areas in my life. when i get in trouble, though, is when i try to do too much. i take
and food, most service members now make more than civilians with similar levels of education and experience. the obama administration has already used up the easiest savings in the defense budget, but it hasn't taken on personnel costs. as a veteran and a former head of the u.s.o., hagel might have the clout to bring military pay raises in line with what's happening in the rest of the economy. >> and when people talk about, oh, what the impact of this or that on military families, "you say, wait a second, i saved the u.s.o. from bankruptcy. so i know military families." and so, i think that is one area he can work on that has been politically toxic for any of his predecessors. >> reporter: there are still big savings to be found in cutting weapons systems-- in particular, the nation's nuclear arsenal. reducing the number of nuclear submarines, bombers and missiles could cut the defense budget by $10 billion a year. and a republican secretary of defense may give the president additional cover to seek those cuts, which is why defense companies are worried. >> the defense industry understands
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